WoRMS name details

Nereis (Alitta) virens M Sars, 1835

335110  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:335110)

 unaccepted (superseded combination)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Not documented
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Nereis (Alitta) virens M Sars, 1835. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=335110 on 2018-08-18
Date
action
by
2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2011-05-15 21:14:46Z
changed

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new combination reference Turnbull, Frederick M. 1876. On the anatomy and habits of Nereis virens. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences 3: 265-281.
note: Title uses Nereis virens, but in the first paragraph Nereis (Alitta) virens is used and appears to be almost the first such use of Alitta as the subgenus. Turnbull does not state a formal synonymy [details]   
From editor or global species database
Classification According to the synonymy in McIntosh (1910) the usage by Turnbull (1876) may be almost the first such use of Alitta as the subgenus of Nereis. The title uses Nereis virens, but in the first paragraph Nereis (Alitta) virens is used. Turnbull does not state a formal synonymy and the article is mainly biology [details]